The Full Wiki

More info on Corynebacterium minutissimum

Corynebacterium minutissimum: Wikis

Advertisements

Note: Many of our articles have direct quotes from sources you can cite, within the Wikipedia article! This article doesn't yet, but we're working on it! See more info or our list of citable articles.

Encyclopedia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Corynebacterium
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Actinobacteria
Order: Actinomycetales
Suborder: Corynebacterineae
Family: Corynebacteriaceae
Genus: Corynebacterium
Species: minutissimum

Corynebacterium minutissimum is a species of corynebacterium.

It is associated with erythrasma,[1] a type of skin rash. It can be distinguished from similar-appearing rashes by exposing the area to the light of a Wood's lamp; C. minutissimum produces porphyrins that fluoresce coral-red.[2]

References

  1. ^ Dalal A, Likhi R (January 2008). "Corynebacterium minutissimum bacteremia and meningitis: a case report and review of literature". J. Infect. 56 (1): 77–9. doi:10.1016/j.jinf.2007.10.006. PMID 18036665. http://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S0163-4453(07)00790-6.  
  2. ^ Habif, Thomas R. Clinical Dermatology (4th ed.). Mosby. p. 419. ISBN 0-323-01319-8.  
Advertisements

Wikispecies

Up to date as of January 23, 2010

From Wikispecies

Taxonavigation

Main Page
Superregnum: Bacteria
Regnum: Bacteria
Phylum: Actinobacteria
Classis: Actinobacteria
Subclassis: Actinobacteridae
Ordo: Actinomycetales
Subordo: Corynebacterineae
Familia: Corynebacteriaceae
Genus: Corynebacterium
Species: Corynebacterium minutissimum

Name

Corynebacterium minutissimum (ex Sarkany et al., 1962) Matthew D. Collins & Dorothy Jones, 1983, sp. nov., nom. rev.
Basonyme : "Corynebacterium minutissimum" Sarkany et al., 1962

Reference

  • M.D. COLLINS & D. JONES : Corynebacterium minutissimum sp. nov., nom. rev. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1983, 33, 870-871.

Note

Corynebacterium minutissimum was emended by Yassin et al. in 2002.

  • A.F. YASSIN, U. STEINER & W. LUDWIG : Corynebacterium aurimucosum sp. nov. and emended description of Corynebacterium minutissimum Collins and Jones (1983). Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 2002, 52, 1001-1005.

Advertisements






Got something to say? Make a comment.
Your name
Your email address
Message